WHAT: Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Food Mobile will be distributing food, including fresh produce, meat, and non-perishable items to people in need in the greater Belgrade area.
WHO: Anyone in need of emergency food assistance in Belgrade and the surrounding area is welcome to attend.
WHEN: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to noon
WHERE: Belgrade Regional Health Center is located at 4 Clement Way, off Route 27 in Belgrade.
WHY: Good Shepherd Food Bank's Food Mobile program allows us to expand our outreach to Maine's neediest and most underserved communities. Designed to be a low-barrier distribution, our Food Mobile visits communities with a demand for emergency and supplemental food that has outgrown the capacity of local food pantries.
HOW: This distribution has been made possible through the generosity of the Helen and George Ladd Charitable Corp.
For more information about this distribution, please contact Belgrade Regional Health Center at (207) 495-3323.
About Good Shepherd Food Bank
The largest hunger relief organization in Maine, Good Shepherd Food Bank provides for those at risk of hunger by acquiring surplus and purchased food and distributing that food to more than 400 partner agencies across Maine. Since 1981, the Food Bank has partnered with individuals, businesses, and farmers to alleviate hunger and build community relationships. In 2014 the Food Bank distributed 21 million pounds of food to families in need through its programs and partner network. Phone: (207) 782-3554; Website: www.gsfb.org
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About Belgrade Regional Health Center
Belgrade Regional Health Center
is part of HealthReach Community Health Centers, a group of eleven Federally Qualified Health Centers in Central and Western Maine. Dedicated providers deliver high quality medical and behavioral healthcare to citizens in over 80 rural communities. To ensure access for everyone, HealthReach accepts Medicare, MaineCare and major insurances. In addition, an Affordable Care Program is available to uninsured and underinsured residents as well as assistance with applications for programs that help with the cost of healthcare and medications including the Health Insurance Marketplace. A private, non-profit with a 41-year history, HealthReach is funded by patient fees, grants and individual donations.